CGTC students inducted into National Technical Honor Society

December 29, 2013 

The Central Georgia Technical College chapter of the National Technical Honor Society recently inducted 25 new members, according to a news release.

Students recognized included Michele Angelos, Tameka Askew, Josiah Blackwell, Charles Collins, Darrell Dailey, Tracy Deese, Brian Dukes, Katrena Gaines, David Hatten, Angela Henderson, Gena Howell, Modou Jawo, Ouida Jerrell, Catherine Marts, Pamela Mingus, Andrew Pedone, Gayle Popa, Carlette Reliford, Marisa Russo, Shannon Sandry, Nicholas Scott, Claire Stanger, Jennifer Tatarka, Michelle Turner and Rebecca Wisham.

To receive this honor, students must be nominated by an instructor, be a full-time student at CGTC for at least two complete semesters and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5, according to the release.

Byron Middle to host Living Museum

Byron Middle School will host its second Living Museum 5:30-7 p.m. Jan. 30 at the school. Students will be dressed as historical characters, and guests are encouraged to ask students questions about their characters. Students will be stationed throughout the school, and refreshments will be served after the event. Last year, about 250 guests attended the event, which serves as a social studies project, according to a news release.

Culves taking education law practice to Atlanta

Sherry Culves, who helped represent the Bibb County public school system for years while she worked at the Macon law firm Jones, Cork & Miller, will be joining a new firm come New Year’s.

Culves will be a partner at Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough in the firm’s Atlanta office.

With the move, Culves will be expanding her education law practice, she said in a recent note to colleagues.

“It will allow me to bring my 14 years of experience representing school districts throughout Georgia together with Nelson Mullins’ nationally recognized education law and policy team,” she said.

Nelson Mullins is affiliated with EducationCounsel LLC, an education consulting firm. Collectively, they have more than 500 attorneys in 14 locations across the East Coast.

Telegraph writers Jenna Mink and Oby Brown contributed to this report.

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